|King Of The State|
ROCKY MOUNT -- The Region 3 roster for the North Carolina Powerade Baseball State Games will have a distinct Nash County flair -- including Nash Central junior pitcher Tyler King.
King, a right-hander who has been effective for the Bulldogs during his career, was one of 20 area players selected for the prestigious club. Participants must be coming off their sophomore or junior seasons. More ...
GEOFF NEVILLE, Graphic Sportswriter
FIRST TEST PASSED
GOTCHA QUESTION. Nash Central High School shortstop Brittani Strickland (left) makes a successful tag at second base during last Friday evening’s home softball playoff victory against the Havelock Lady Rams.
ROCKY MOUNT -- The opening round of the Class 3-A State Softball Playoffs offered opportunity on two fronts last Friday for the Nash Central Lady Bulldogs.
NCHS not only had the chance to move on in the postseason, but the Lady Bulldogs were also afforded another shot at Havelock, while eliminated Coach Gary Smith’s club last spring in the second round. More ...
GEOFF NEVILLE, Graphic Sportswriter
A House Of Cards
A PRIZED POSSESSION. (L to R) Southern Nash’s Jamise Harris-Baker and Jacksonville’s Kristina Stevenson duel for the ball during last Tuesday’s match in the Class 3-A Girls Soccer State Playoffs.
STANHOPE -- Forgive John Matthews if he hopes not to see Jacksonville High School on the opposite side of the soccer pitch in the near future.
Last fall, Matthews coached the Southern Nash boys to a best-ever season before the Firebirds fell to Jacksonville in the quarterfinals of the Class 3-A State Playoffs. More ...
GEOFF NEVILLE, Times Sportswriter
|Nash Co. standouts defeated|
BURLINGTON -- Nash Central standout singles player Jackson Willis and Northern Nash’s doubles tandem of Josiah Marshall and Tremel Davis were defeated in the opening round last Friday of the Class 3-A Boys Tennis State Championships at the Burlington Park.
Willis, the Big East Conference champ, fell 6-0, 6-0 against Marvin Ridge’s George Lovitt to cap off his outstanding season. More ...
|Elon holds spring contest|
ELON -- The Elon University football team held its annual Spring Game on May 3 at Rhodes Stadium, as Elon (offense) defeated the Phoenix (defense), 61-50, with a modified scoring system in place.
Mike Quinn gave Elon a lead in the third quarter, as the junior tossed a beautiful 47-yard touchdown pass to a streaking Andre Davis down the right sideline for the score. More ...
|Hillcats handle Carolina Mudcats|
ZEBULON -- The Lynchburg Hillcats clubbed 11 hits against the Carolina Mudcats en route to an 11-4 triumph at Five County Stadium on Sunday afternoon in a Class A Carolina League baseball matchup.
The Hillcats improved to 19-15, taking the four-game series by way of winning the first three. The Mudcats (13-23) dropped their sixth straight at home. More ...
NASH COUNTY PARKS AND REC DEPT. SPRING SPORTS
AND AWAY HE GOES. A determined Chase Privette of the Blue Jays hustles to first base during recent Nash County Parks and Recreation Department Spring Season T-Ball action.
NASH COUNTY -- Here are updated results from the Nash County Parks and Recreation Department’s Spring Softball and Baseball Seasons: More ...
|ECU wins another diamond series|
BECKLEY, W.V. -- Jack Reinheimer’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning scored Philip Clark and Joseph Hughes tossed 1.1 innings of relief picking up the victory in East Carolina University’s 4-3 Conference USA baseball series win over Marshall Sunday afternoon at Epling Stadium.
With the win, the Pirates improve to 28-23 overall and 12-9 in league play, posting their fifth-straight series win. More ...
|NASH COUNTY REC SOCCER RESULTS|
NASH COUNTY -- Listed are updated results from the Nash County Parks and Recreation Department’s Spring Youth Soccer League: More ...
|NC Wesleyan falls at tennis tournament|
ATLANTA, GA. -- After posting a 5-3 victory over Washington & Lee in last Thursday’s first round action of the NCAA D-III Tournament, the North Carolina Wesleyan men’s tennis team fell to 4th-ranked Emory University by a 5-1 score in Friday’s second round. More ...
|NC State drops home series against Florida State|
RALEIGH -- No. 5 North Carolina State University fell into another early deficit on Monday night at Doak Field at Dail Park, and a late rally wasn’t enough to catch up with the eighth-ranked Seminoles as Florida State took the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball series with an 8-4 road conquest. More ...
|CALEY CLUBS ONE|
Nash Central catcher Caley Bass makes contact for the Lady Bulldogs during last Friday evening’s home softball playoff decision versus Havelock. More ...
|GOING THE EXTRA DISTANCE|
Southern Nash’s Lacey Cantera (right) lunges in an attempt to gain possesssion for the Ladybirds during last Tuesday’s loss at perennial powerhouse Jacksonville High School in the opening round of the Class 3-A Girls Soccer State Playoffs. More ...
Nash Central’s Kadeisha Perry (right) throws out a runner from her third base position during last Friday evening’s state softball playoff decision over the Havelock HS Lady Rams. More ...
Nash Central’s Grace Joyner slides safely into second base as the throw from the outfield sails away last Friday. More ...